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debates and votes you're talking have to do with fiscal issues taking place, whether it's debt ceiling, whether it's government spending and things like that. are you willing to see cuts in government spending? are you willing to see reforms in medicare and social security that deal with parts of this debt problem the country has? >> well, i'll tell you. i've always been an advocate for responsible spending. i think government needs to be delivering services for people in a cost effective way. and now we have not only an opportunity, but an obligation to do that. find ways to spend smarter. that's what i stood for in the state legislature, drill down into budgets, find ways to more effectively deliver for people. so that is absolutely what i'm committed to doing. you know, in my position, in addition to working on the task force on gun violence in the house, i'm also on transportation and infrastructure. and science. and those are two great persons to look for how we lay the foundation for economic growth, for jobs in our communities. and that is going to have to be key part of this ba
meeting with the president when it comes to the debt ceiling thing we will give you the is power whether it is the 14th amendment or not to just raise this sucker yourself so you can find creative hoops around the debt ceiling mess without addressing the underlying spending that led to that mess. it does explain a lot. >> the arrogance of hai harry d today and other senate leaders when they said we will not allow the republicans to hold the country hostage by considered unbalanced approaches? didn't we just see a massively unbalanced approach after the president promised that it would be bald? the promises mean nothing, neil. it is time for the republicans to recognize the president is playing. >> neil: they didn't want to look like obstructionist. the reid democrats are telling them they got from the election more were vindicated, nor taxes not more spending cuts. i would agree to far to say the president got the support of americans to go ahead and hike taxes on the rich. i don't subscribe to that view or support that view. nevertheless he probably won and that basis but did not win on
it is the debt ceiling issue in the summer of 2011 or now the fiscal clift a crisis of last month, government shutdowns. we are seeing more and more partisan entrenchment, and therefore, last-minute deals that do not seem to solve problems. that is a frustration that everybody shares. in the sense that we are dancing very close to the edge of allowing drastic about things to happen because of that. there's a frustration that spans all generations. host: to find out more about the survey from the pure research center, they have it on line. we have included a link to it. thanks for your time. >> in about 40 minutes, afghan president ahmed karzai will speak at georgetown university. you can watch these comments at about 5:30 p.m. eastern on c- span. now we will show you the press conference. the two leaders discussed the progress of the war and the planned withdrawal of troops from afghanistan next year. this is about 40 minutes. [indiscernible] >> good afternoon, everybody. >> it is my pleasure to welcome president karzai back to the white house as well as his delegation. we last saw each other
it is done, the feeling is that it is kind of kicked down a road, whether it is the debt ceiling issue in the summer of 2011 or now the fiscal clift a crisis of last month, government shutdowns. we are seeing more and more partisan entrenchment, and therefore, last-minute deals that do not seem to solve problems. that is a frustration that everybody shares. in the sense that we are dancing very close to the edge of allowing drastic about things to happen because of that. there's a frustration that spans all generations. host: to find out more about the survey from the pure research center, they have it on line. we have included a link to it. thanks for your time. this has just been posted on the "washington post" politics page about senator jay rockefeller. a story saying that the senator will not seek a sixth term in 2014. a press conference is being scheduled. stay close to c-span for more information on that concerning senator jay rockefeller and his political future. do not forget, later on this afternoon about 1:15 p.m., a joint press conference between president obama and preside
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